James L. Stelle, 84, of Greenville, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019, at the Brethren Retirement Community in Greenville.

He was born on Feb. 11, 1935, in Connersville, Ind., to the late Crayton and Mary (Bicknel) Stelle.

In addition to his parents, James was preceded in death by his sisters, Nedra Richardson and Janice Stelle.

James was a simple man who loved to travel. He served his county honorably in the United States Military and was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Liberty, Ind.

He is survived by his nieces, Amy Harris of New Madison, and Lisa Rines of Portland, Ind.; and his nephew, Jon Richardson of Lynn, Ind.

Per James’ wishes, there will be no public services.

The family has entrusted Tribute Funeral Homes with the final arrangements.

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